Archinect - News 2014-09-19T08:05:38-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/93090291/floating-art-platform-winner-of-the-west-kowloon-arts-pavilion-competition “Floating Art Platform” - winner of the West Kowloon Arts Pavilion competition Justine Testado 2014-02-07T20:36:00-05:00 >2014-02-11T14:32:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v5/v5sncd8nxo1etkso.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Here's a better look into the first-place entry of the West Kowloon Arts Pavilion Design Competition by VPANG architects ltd + JET Architecture Inc + Lisa Cheung. Their proposal 'Floating Art Platform' will be realized into the new Arts Pavilion as part of the growing development of Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l8wvxcipxo1x955x.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/do9tjecf72cuou6i.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1a/1aalofnew4cshesw.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/88/88w146v08duaxu34.jpg"><br><br>You can find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/floating_art_platform_-_winner_of_the_west_kowloon_arts_pavilion_competitio/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p><strong>Related:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92786647/winners-of-the-west-kowloon-cultural-district-arts-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the West Kowloon Cultural District Arts Pavilion</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92787451/xml-s-arts-pavilion-proposal-for-the-west-kowloon-cultural-district XML’s Arts Pavilion proposal for the West Kowloon Cultural District Justine Testado 2014-02-04T00:01:00-05:00 >2014-02-10T19:21:17-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fn/fnrzroq5rvnrfswq.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In light of the recent conclusion of the Arts Pavilion Design Competition for Hong Kong's developing West Kowloon Cultural District, Dutch design practice XML shared their competition entry "A&sup2;" with us. Although they were met with stiff competition and didn't place, their proposal is still worth knowing about.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Catch a glimpse of how XML would've designed the pavilion.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gs/gso4zm9q7eam1h2c.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zq/zqges0dwsx9mgd0e.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pi/pi6ccm2knvytik3j.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cu/cuhgb4uckobbgqiw.jpg"><br><br>Find more project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/xmls_arts_pavilion_proposal_for_the_west_kowloon_cultural_district/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92786647/winners-of-the-west-kowloon-cultural-district-arts-pavilion Winners of the West Kowloon Cultural District Arts Pavilion Justine Testado 2014-02-03T20:45:00-05:00 >2014-02-10T19:53:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c5/c5skm5fzrypz4ziq.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Development plans for Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) continue to grow with the recently concluded Arts Pavilion Design Competition, wherein the new waterfront pavilion will become the main exhibition space for the to-be-built M+ Museum. The new Arts Pavilion is set to be built by 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The jury chose three prize winners out of 100 submissions:</p><p><strong>1st Prize: VPANG architects ltd + JET Architecture Inc + Lisa Cheung </strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wq/wqosi5bxob8ldcwc.jpg"></p><p><strong>2nd Prize: ROGERSPARTNERS and Arthur C. S. Kwok Architects &amp; Associates </strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pj/pjwy5p0p72h3iwjy.jpg"><br><br><strong>3rd Prize: Hestia &amp; Vish Limited</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zg/zgjm3fe6r0snsasi.jpg"><br><br><strong>Six honorable mentions were also selected:</strong> Matheson Whiteley and Andrew Lee King Fun &amp; Associates Architects Ltd; ESKYIU and LEAD; O Studio Architects Limited with ARCA Limited; J&auml;gnef&auml;lt Milton with Leigh &amp; Orange Ltd; David Kohn Architects with TFP Farrells; and Nina Lesser, Michel Chung, Man Hok Wai, Nic Banks, Glory Wang.</p><p>Find additional details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_west_kowloon_cultural_district_arts_pavilion/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92456446/interview-aric-chen-on-m-museum-s-first-architecture-exhibition Interview: Aric Chen on M+ Museum's First Architecture Exhibition Alexander Walter 2014-01-30T13:50:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:17:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/24/2424dd23170c7589cf18cc517e7e7cc5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Can a museum collect architecture? The answer, say the curators of Hong Kong&rsquo;s museum of visual culture, is yes. Though it won&rsquo;t open its doors until 2017, M+ has already staged a number of exhibitions across the city, from 2012&rsquo;s multi-site &ldquo;Yau Ma Tei&rdquo; to last year&rsquo;s &ldquo;Inflation!,&rdquo; a collection of inflatable sculptures displayed on the grounds of its future home, the West Kowloon Cultural District.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron / TFP Farrells Win M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district Herzog & de Meuron / TFP Farrells Win M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District Alexander Walter 2013-06-28T18:37:00-04:00 >2013-07-08T19:44:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6l/6llm8p6xcxbl2kfy.jpg" width="514" height="658" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The team Herzog &amp; de Meuron + TFP Farrells is the winner of the international competition to design M+, Hong Kong's future museum for visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The winning team will work closely with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority over the next four years to design and deliver the ambitious project which is scheduled for completion in 2017.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Six teams were shortlisted in December last year and invited to submit conceptual designs for the building, including the international design heavy hitters Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Shigeru Ban Architects + Thomas Chow Architects, </em><em>Sn&oslash;hetta</em><em>, and Toyo Ito &amp; Associates, Architects + Benoy Limited.</em></p> <p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/63137333/shortlist-announced-for-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shortlist Announced for M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/63137333/shortlist-announced-for-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district Shortlist Announced for M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District Alexander Walter 2012-12-10T14:22:00-05:00 >2013-06-28T18:39:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4d/4dyx2mr9g41v9aox.jpg" width="514" height="292" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier today the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority announced the winners of the competition for the Xiqu Centre. Also unveiled today was the shortlist of six design teams that have been invited to submit proposals for the architectural design of M+, Hong Kong&rsquo;s future museum for 20th and 21st century visual culture within the District.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The six shortlisted teams are:</p> <ul><li> Herzog &amp; de Meuron + TFP Farrells</li> <li> Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA</li> <li> Renzo Piano Building Workshop</li> <li> Shigeru Ban Architects + Thomas Chow Architects</li> <li> Sn&oslash;hetta</li> <li> Toyo Ito &amp; Associates, Architects + Benoy Limited</li> </ul><p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron / TFP Farrells Win M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/63136631/bing-thom-ronald-lu-chosen-to-design-xiqu-centre-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district Bing Thom & Ronald Lu Chosen to Design Xiqu Centre at West Kowloon Cultural District Archinect 2012-12-10T14:16:00-05:00 >2012-12-12T02:21:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4m5xd88vmnyt0zw.jpg" width="514" height="322" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The two Hong Kong-born architects, Bing Thom in Vancouver and Ronald Lu of Hong Kong, were announced today as the collaborating lead architects on the architectural design of the Xiqu (Chinese opera) Centre, one of the landmark cultural venues for the West Kowloon Cultural District, scheduled for commissioning in 2016</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60979879/seven-teams-shortlisted-for-new-art-themed-park-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district Seven Teams Shortlisted for New Art-Themed Park at West Kowloon Cultural District Alexander Walter 2012-11-08T14:09:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T09:50:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4ranuyacdv848w0.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced today a shortlist of seven design teams that have been invited to submit technical proposals for the development of Hong Kong's first art-themed park, 14 hectares of landscaped public space for arts and culture at the West Kowloon Cultural District, by the waterfront in Kowloon.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The seven shortlisted design teams (in alphabetical order) are:</p> <ul><li> Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau and VOGT Landscape&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> Dennis Lau &amp; Ng Chun Man with Grimshaw, West 8 and ACLA&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> Diller Scofidio + Renfro, with Olin and Urbanus&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> Grant Associates / Wilkinson Eyre / WSP&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> Gustafson Porter / Michel Desvigne Paysagiste / Foster + Partners&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> Hargreaves Associates with Ennead Architects&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> James Corner Field Operations</li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/53826107/xiqu-center-shortlist-announced-for-hong-kong-s-west-kowloon-cultural-district Xiqu Center Shortlist Announced for Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District Alexander Walter 2012-07-19T18:41:00-04:00 >2012-07-20T15:47:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k8/k8hizql79jmuvyl6.jpg" width="514" height="328" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A shortlist of five design teams was announced this week by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA). The selected teams are now invited to submit proposals for the design of the Xiqu Center, one of the first landmark buildings for the West Kowloon Cultural District, the largest cultural project in Hong Kong to date.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>